• Rodda Paint, Cloverdale merge

    August 11, 2005
    Two family-run, regional paint operations have announced plans to merge. Rodda Paint, based in Portland, OR, and Cloverdale Paint Inc. (CPI), based in Canada, will combine operations. According to a statement released by both organizations, whe…

  • Berger Exits Malta Market

    August 11, 2005
    Berger International Limited (BIL), the overseas subsidiary of Asian Paints, is divesting its stake in Berger Paints (Malta) Limited. It has sold its shares to its partners in the JV, Van Gee Bee Limited, for approximately $1.8 million.…

  • Sayerlack Redesigns

    August 11, 2005
    Sayerlack, owned by the coatings division of Arch Chemicals, said it is out to “reinforce” its position in the North American and Canadian wood coatings markets with new packaging. The company wanted to promote the product’s h…

  • CEPE CHANGES STATUES

    August 11, 2005
    At its general assembly held June 4 in Barcelona, CEPE (the European Council of the Paint, Printing Ink and Artists’ Colours Industry) amended its statutes and elected a new board. The general assembly of CEPE, composed of national member…

  • NOVA Paint CLUB ELECTS COORAY OF BARLOWORLD, VOGEL OF VOGEL PAINT TO COMMITTEE POSTS

    August 11, 2005
    Nova Paint Club, an organization of independent paint companies, recently met in Sydney, marking the first time the group held a meeting in Australia. Barloworld hosted the event, which brought together the full board and technical directors from…

  • In brief:

    August 11, 2005
    Glasurit GmbH has been named a system and service partner for Fouad Al-Ghanim & Son…

  • Akzo Nobel opens new R&D lab in

    August 11, 2005
    Akzo Nobel has opened a new R&D laboratory at its marine and protective coatings facility in Felling, UK, marking another stage in a E10 million investment plan into research and development facilities serving the business unit. The newly built…

  • Rodda Wins BEST Award

    August 11, 2005
    Rodda Paint Co., Portland, OR, has been awarded the 2004 Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tomorrow (BEST) Sustainable Product award from the Office of Sustainable Development of Portland. Rodda Paint won the award for its Horizon Green…

  • Duron Goes Historic Again

    August 11, 2005
    Duron, the Beltsville, MD paint manufacturer and retailer, is going after the historic set once again. The company has been granted rights by the Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) for the Colors of Historic Charleston paint line. The Historic…

  • U.S. EPA Cites Eight FIRMS

    August 11, 2005
    In early April, the U.S. EPA region five cited eight companies for alleged violations of federal architectural coating rules. The companies cited include: Lymtal International (Lake Orion, MI), Nelson Paint Co. (Kingsford, MI), Pro Coatings, Inc. (S…

  • Former Harley Exec to

    August 11, 2005
    Powder Coatings 2004, to be held Sept. 21–23 in Charlotte, NC, will open its conference program with a keynote presentation from retired Harley-Davidson executive Clyde Fessler, who played an integral part in the dramatic changes at motorcycle…

  • Resene Launches PaintWise Paint Collection Service

    August 11, 2005
    Resene of New Zealand has started PaintWise, a collection service that sorts old and partially used paint for distribution to the not-for-profit community. In addition, the company is recycling steel packaging and disposing of other non-used elements…

  • Ace launches paint with 3M

    August 11, 2005
    After initial reports surfaced in 2002 (see Coatings World Aug. 2002, p. 8), a stain-resistant paint bearing 3M’s Scotchgard name has hit the retail marketplace. Last month, Ace debuted Ace Sensations with Scotchgard Protector, a stain-resis…

  • Benjamin Moore Ranks Best

    August 11, 2005
    According to a poll conducted by House & Garden magazine of the top interior designers, Benjamin Moore is the top choice for paint for clients and their own homes. According to the “Best on the Best” poll, Donald Kaufman was the sec…

  • BASFs ColorCARE System and DuPonts Wet-on-Wet

    August 11, 2005
    BASF’s ColorCARE System and DuPont’s “Wet-on-Wet” System Win 2004 PACE Awards BASF has earned a 2004 Automotive News Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence (PACE) award for ColorCARE, its software system…

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